About the history of Kitami and cultivation.
A harsh winter in the Okhotsk district.
The culture of Okhotsk people and its characteristics.
About food they used to eat.
Evolution of agriculture through mint production.
One of the biggest appeals of Kitami is ‘food,’ from mint to onions.
Please learn about this area for a more delicious experience.
The best food and agriculture in Japan with vast farmland and the snowfield.
Distillation experience with a sense of the romance of cultivation filled with the refreshing scent of mint.
Please experience the tour with local food production and consumption in Kitami.
Under the snowfield,
there is the field in which agricultural products grow with love.
Under the snowfield you walk on with snowshoes, there are fields of onions and other crops, which we are proud of as the best output in Japan. You can not only experience the area but also feel the feelings of farmers and the stories of the land in Kitami, Okhotsk.
The stories of the fish grown in the north area
The rivers in Hokkaido become frozen in the winter.
You can’t see fish that live strongly near the riverbeds and swim in the basin of a torrential waterfall in any other aquariums.
The world's most blessed sea nurtures seafood in Lake Saroma.
Drift Ice to the Sea of Okhotsk raises deliciousness of seafood in this area.
They keep rich nutrients and good taste in their bodies. Please have a taste of the blessed seafood the Okhotsk people have loved since ancient times.
The mint industry that used to be the best in the world
Kitami’s mint industry used to account for 70% of the world’s share.
Please learn the history and culture of the mint industry that achieved a worldwide reputation.